Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Rural heritage tours of Peterborough County
The purpose of this research project was to assemble the information needed for the TVA to offer two tours (one for adults, one for students) of the rural heritage of Peterborough County. In order to address these goals and to develop an effective fieldtrip, an analysis of literature that was relevant to the research topic was required in the form of a literature review., I. Abstract -- II. Research objective -- III. Literature review. Introduction. Historical and cultural geographies. The study area. Activity-based learning. Methods. Conclusion -- IV. Methodology. Site selection criteria. Field trip development. Education kit development -- V. Results. Education kit. Adult tour -- VI. Conclusions and recommendations -- VII. References. Literature review. Methods. Township books -- VIII. Appendices. 1. Grade 7/8 curriculum. 2. CORTS theme listing and site identification chart. 3. Fieldtrip package. 4. Fieldtrip map. 5. Photographs. 6. Answer key for Activity #4., by Stephanie Attley. --, Includes: literature review, final research report, bibliography, curriculum., Completed for: John Marsh at the Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
connection between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada and the regions of Suffolk County, Massachusetts and Oxford County, Maine, U.S.A
The purpose of this project was to aid the Trent Valley Archives in conducting research using certain aspects of the Gerry Stephenson canoe history fonds in order to determine what the contents can tell us about canoe building and canoe culture; and whether a short history can be published highlighting any links between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough, Ontario and the region of Oxford in Maine, U.S.A., Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. Literature review. Canoe culture. Canoe building. Study area. Cultural geography. Methodology sources -- Section 2: Research methods. Limitations -- Section 3: Discussion. History of canoe building/canoe culture. How canoe culture spread. Who is George Stephenson? -- Section 4: Conclusion. Summary of recommendations -- Section 6 [sic]: Bibliography -- Appendices. 1. Rough outline of Robertson and Stephenson family trees. 2. Map showing Suffolk County, Massachusetts. 3. Map showing Peterborough County. 4. Map showing Oxford County, Maine. 5. Map showing the study regions., By Kimberley Chapelle. --, Includes: literature review; preliminary research report; bibliography., Completed for: Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professors: Susan Wurtele and Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30-33)., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Evaluation of stakeholder satisfaction with the housing resource centre's services
Section I -- Section II: Project overview -- Section III: Methodology -- Section IV: Results and analysis -- Section V: Discussion and recommendations -- Section VI: Final remarks -- Section VII: Appendices -- Section VIII: List of references., Trent Anderson and Salma Yarjani. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 40)., International Development Studies, 422.
analysis of the recycling practices at the Peterborough Regional Health Center
This case study looks at the complex workings of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC); in particular, an analysis of the current waste management structure with a focus on recycling., by Mathew Ansara and Natalie Lush. --, Includes: Literature review; Final research report; Bibliography., Completed for: Gord Rance at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
impact of Ontario education policies on queer issues in high school curriculum
This report outlines the healthy living sections of Ontario's Health and physical education curriculum for grades nine through twelve. It also looks at Ontario's Safe School Act as a foundation for individual Boards to create safe learning environments for all students. The report also examines Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board's Equity and Diversity policy, Safe Schools Policy and the Selection of learning resources policy. The report concludes that OPIRG's proposed 'Queer Workshops" can be implemented in Peterborough high schools., Introduction -- Section A: First things first. A1: Defining key terms. A2: Why address queer issues? A3: Education cuts. A4: Ontario Human Rights Commission -- Section B: Provincial level. B1: Safe Schools Act. B2: Reason for curriculum. B3.1: Health and Physical Education Curriculum 9-10. B.3.2: Health and Physical Education Curriculum 11-12 -- Section C: Peterborough level. C1: Area of Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board. C2: Policies -- Section D: What has worked and why? D1: G.L.E.S.N. D2: Toronto District School Board policies. D3: T.E.A.C.H. (Planned Parenthood, Toronto). D4: Triangle Program -- Section E: Conclusions and recommendations. E1: Provincial level: Curriculum and policy. E2: Local level: Policy -- Bibliography -- Appendix., by Jessica May Ludgate. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Sarah Lamble at the Ontario Public Interest Research Group Peterborough; Supervising professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., WMST/CAST/POLI 400, Women's Studies, Community-Based Research Project.
Kinark's initiative to increase community based parent education programs in rural Ontario
The goal of this project was to investigate the possibility of Kinark's increasing community-based parent education in rural areas., by Tiffany Kidnew. --, Includes: research report; bibliography., Completed for: Louise Bennett at Kinark Child and Family Services; Supervising Professor: Rory Coughlan, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: December 2004., Includes bibliographic references (p. 14-15)., PSYC 388H, Psychology, Community-based research project.
Common reed (phragmites australis)
Introduction -- Physical characteristics of phragmites australis -- Life history traits of phragmites australis -- Native vs. non-native phragmites -- Phragmites habitat -- Phragmites in the ecological community -- Economical impacts of phragmites -- Management of phragmites -- Community-based stewardship of phragmites -- Predictions for the future -- References -- Appendix -- Important contacts., by Adam Challice . --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendix., Completed for: Cameron Proctor at Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 10-12)., ERSC 316H, Community Based Natural Resource Management, Community-based research project.
Public opinion on the redevelopment of Liverpool Road South study area
Since the 1960's waterfront redevelopment has been a major focus for municipalities. This paper is an examination of the role waterfront redevelopment plays in relation to public opinion towards a proposed redevelopment of the City of Pickering's waterfront., Title page -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography., by William John Austin. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Professor Alan Brunger, Trent University; No host organization; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Date of project completion: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 42)., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Alternative negotiation methods
This project explores methods of negotiation. It begins with a description of the pros and cons of traditional bargaining, stressing that the drive to win in such a process tends to lead to aggression. The author goes on to describe several alternative methods of negotiation, focusing on Interest-Based Bargaining, a method of negotiation that encourages open discussion and mutual co-operation based on the development of trust between the negotiation partners., Traditional bargaining -- Alternative based negotiations -- Positions and interests -- How all the units in a collective agreement come together -- Interested based negotiation -- Trust is key -- Four areas of development in IBB -- The first step: "Issues" -- The second step: "Interests" -- Debono's six hats -- The third step: "Brainstorming" -- The fourth stage: "Solution" -- The disadvantages of IBB -- Impressions -- My own opinion regarding IBB and traditional bargaining -- Bibliography., by Jennifer L. Brown. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: United Way and the Peterborough District Labour Council; Professor Ted Crabtree, Trent University; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31)., ADMN 483H, Business Administration, Community-based research project.
Rainbow Prairie Tallgrass feasibility study
The Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Site is run by the Kenny family in Bailieboro, Ontario, located approximately twenty minutes outside of Peterborough. The site began in 1995, with the goal of restoring Tallgrass prairie to the area, and now is a twenty-acre portion of the Kenny family farm. A feasibility study was conducted to determine the feasibility of school field trips to the Restoration site. Ideas were also presented to include in the creation of a curriculum kit which could be used in conjunction with field trips to this site., Sections include: Overall introduction ; Literature review ; Elementary report ; Elementary appendix ; Elementary curriculum kit ; Secondary report ; Secondary Curriculum ; Secondary Appendix., by Laura Patterson, Alison Pechlof, Sarah Whitney, and Nichole Yarrow. --, Includes: Final research report; Literature review; Appendix., Completed for: Tony & Heather Kenny at the Tallgrass Prairie Land Restoration Site; Supervising Professor: StevenTufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Appendices include, brochure: A landowner's guide for restoring Central Ontario's Rice Lake Plains Tallgrass Prairie; second edition produced by the Peterborough County Stewardship Council and the Nature Conservancy of Canada through the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative., Includes bibliographic references (p. 213-217)., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Climate study for grape growing in the Central Ontario Region
The purpose of this report is to document long term climate data from six weather stations in Central Ontario Region. This information was used to determine the number of frost free days, and the number of growing degree days. Calculating the number of days between the last frost and the first growing will assist in determining which grape varieties are suitable for which microclimate conditions., by Simon Shum. --, Includes: final research report, bibliography., Completed for: Larry Paterson at the Central Ontario Viticulture Association; Supervising Professor: Colin Taylor, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2004., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440, Research in Physical Geography, Community-based research project.
Cultural heritage inventory of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township
This report is part of a database that will be used to signify the importance of heritage in the Kawartha regions. The township of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan was surveyed and documented concerning its cultural and natural heritage., 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 What is heritage? 2.3 Heritage value. 2.4 Heritage conservation. 2.5 Heritage designation. 2.6 Displaying and promoting heritage data. 2.7 Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township. 2.8 Conclusion -- 3. Definition of terms and methodology. 3.1 Key research terms. 3.2 Methodology -- 4. Results -- 5. Analysis of data. 5.1 Pattern analysis. 5.2 Discussion -- 6. Future applications. 6.1 Fieldwork. 6.2 Heritage inventory -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Erica Springate, Sasha Sztajdocher. --, Prepared for: Steven Tufts, Trent University; Carol Andrews, Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Trent Centre for Community-based education., [Date of project completion]: April 4th, 2007., Includes 2 page brochure: "Cultural heritage inventory, getting started. Kawartha Heritage Conservancy.", Includes bibliographic references (p. 39-41)., Geography 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.

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